Participate in STEM
DoD STEM supports a wide variety of activities including after-school programs, competitions, and internships for students and professional development and training for educators. Learn about upcoming STEM opportunities in your area or online.
Upcoming STEM Events & Deadlines
Mar 31, 2023Jun 9, 2023
Jun 13, 2023
Jun 20, 2023Jun 22, 2023
DoD STEM partners with organizations nationwide to offer resources for students, parents, educators, mentors, and more! From math clubs to robotics competitions, the Explore section has something for everyone interested in STEM.
Find DoD STEM & STEM Partners
DoD STEM partners offer a broad range of instructional aides, activities and events to make learning STEM fun and exciting.
Check out videos of DoD STEM professionals as they explore scientific and technical efforts at DoD laboratories nationwide.
What are you interested in?
Want to be a robotics engineer or a chemist? View different types of STEM careers.
Meet DoD STEM
STEM professionals and alumni who are making an impact through STEM.
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“The Department of Defense needs talented folks like you to solve complex problems that our scientists and engineers are faced with every day to ensure that our nation remains safe.”
Director, DoD STEM
Featured Blog Post
Student Robotics Teams Celebrate Innovation at FIRST Championship
For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST®) enthusiasts gathered in record-breaking numbers to recognize the accomplishments of student innovators at the 2023 FIRST Championship. Student teams addressed renewable energy challenges using advanced computer vision, intake systems, and autonomous programming.
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About DoD STEM
DoD STEM supports hands-on learning opportunities, teacher enrichment, scholarships, internships and fellowships to inspire and cultivate a diverse pool of exceptional STEM talent. As the government’s largest employer of STEM professionals, the U.S. Department of Defense is committed to increasing the pipeline of candidates qualified for technical careers.